Gardening News - January, 2010
*PLANT CHANGES POLLINATORS!
Cunning Nicotiana plant magically switches pollinating from night to morn to blow off Hornworm stalkers! Recent issue of Current Biology explains.
*What's the 2010 Herb of the Year?
According to the Herb Companion, it's this.
*UVM Plant and Soil Scientist Exposes Crazy Snakeworm
Josef Gorres makes the Free Press with his research of a worm with a big appetite. Read the article.
*GARDENER'S SUPPLY ANNOUNCES WINTER SEMINARS
Seminars run from Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 to Saturday, April 24, 2010. There are 13 of them, with presenters ranging from author/square foot gardener/engineer/TV personality Mel Bartholomew (well worth the twenty bucks!) to local expert Charlie Nardozzi ( well worth the ten bucks!).
*LAST CHANCE FOR MASTER GARDENER COURSE SIGNUP
Deadline is Thursday, January 21. More info from Master Gardener site.
*BOSTON FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW MARCH 27
Buy tickets now for the March show.
Green Mountain Tours is also going to the show, hosted by Dave Hamlen from Hamlen's Garden Center.
*WHAT COLOR IS A MARSH MARIGOLD?
Wanna see a nice pic of a Marsh Marigold, courtesy of Vermont Wildflower Farm?
Here you go.
*INTERESTED IN BATS?
South Burlington "bat advocate", or "bat-vocate" Barry Genzlinger will talk about White Nose Disease.
UVM Hort Farm - Feb. 6 - 10am-noon
*THINKING ABOUT SEED STARTING?
Excellent piece from Friends of Burlington Gardens.
*BLOG OF THE MONTH - GARDEN RANT
This is our blog of the month. Geez, we could be on this site all year and not get to everything! Check it out.